1st HortOlympics
Jun 10th 2019

  The 1st HortOlympics took place in Räpina, Estonia from the 30th to the 31st of May 2019.  The competition was dedicated to Räpina School of Horticulture 95 and Estonia 100. 18 teams from 15 European countries participated in the competition. Competitors had to demonstrate skills in twenty different competition areas – knowing plants, seeds […]

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Minister of Rural Affairs of Estonia bestowed 36 decorations
Feb 22nd 2019

On 20 February, as part of a ceremony dedicated to the 101st anniversary of the Republic of Estonia, Minister of Rural Affairs Tarmo Tamm bestowed 33 Silver Decorations and 3 Gold Decorations to the most outstanding and successful promoters of agriculture and rural life. The Minister of Rural Affairs extended his gratitude towards all those […]

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First restored stables presented in Tori, in Estonia
Dec 21st 2018

Restored stable no 6 was unveiled in Tori on 19 December. The stable is the first of the buildings planned to be restored at the Tori Stud complex. „I am pleased that our long wait has come to an end and we can show you the first restored stable at the Tori Stud,” Minister of […]

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It’s time to…
Apr 30th 2018

It’s time to conclude the campaign Month of Estonia as it is the last day of April. There are still many-many things and stories we wanted to share about our country. However, you are always welcomed to visit us, see all by yourself and Be Part of Estonian Spirit! Thank you for being with us, […]

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Open Farm Day

Estonia’s 4th Open Farm Day will take place on 22 July 2018. A large number of farms and agricultural producers invite everybody to visit them. You will be welcome to visit large and small farms, see amazing animals and plants, farm machines and new technologies, taste real country food, participate in excursions, workshops, and many other […]

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Open Fishing Port Day

On the 28th of April, tens of thousands of people attended the 2nd Open Fishing Port Day throughout Estonia. According to preliminary data, approximately 25 000 visits were made to fishing ports. 23 fishing ports could be visited all over Estonia. There were fishermen in the ports. The visitors could attend handicraft and study rooms and go […]

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Upcoming competitions in Estonia

  Katrin Uurman EUROPEA Estonia National Coordinator

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Let’s do it!
Apr 29th 2018

  What is the community activities day “Let’s do it!”? It is the day of collective action that has been taking place in different forms all over Estonia since 2008. In 2008 people gathered together to clean Estonia from illegal garbage, in 2009 people gathered together to generate good ideas and from 2010-2017 there have […]

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Estonia 100

Estonians like to invite you to the 100th birthday of the Republic of Estonia. Celebrations take place from April 2017 to February 2020.   Ten thousand years ago, a Finno-Ugric tribe reached the coast of the Baltic Sea after a long, long journey. They were keen on the place: dense forests interspersed with bogs; rivers […]

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Disability does not prevent to study horticulture!
Apr 28th 2018

Maarja Village Study Group at Räpina School of Horticulture was established in 1st of January 2007, when 12 students began 3-year programme of gardening. Since then, more than 45 students with a disability have received diplomas as trained assistant gardeners. Studying take place on the grounds of Foundation Maarja Village, in the community 40 km […]

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Belgium students on the visit to Estonia

We are six students from Vabi, Belgium and together with two teachers we spent two weeks in Estonia. In Luua Forestry School we learned everything about forestry. We’ve learned how to fell trees from the smallest size till trees from more than 30 meters. They showed us how to climb them and all kinds of felling […]

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Influence that never fades – art of teaching
Apr 27th 2018

Born to be a teacher? As they say, teaching is an assisting discovery and only the ones who love what they do are able to inspire others to discover. Sounds like a cliche but it definitely hides a bit of truth in it too. Reet Palusalu is a teacher in horticulture and landscape gardening in […]

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